Diriyah Square ‐ Package 2 Super‐Basement Works
Combining socioeconomic development opportunities while respecting the district’s cultural identity
Start of works
Data updated to January 2022
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NEW CONTRACT: January 2022
The contract foresees construction of a multistorey mega car park for 10,500 vehicles on three levels underground. Total built up area almost 1,000,000 square metres in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
The project is part of a plan to develop the Ad-Diriyah historic district in Riyadh and a UNESCO heritage site. It aims to combine socio-economic development opportunities while respecting the district’s cultural identity.
The Diriyah Square – Package 2 Super-Basement Works contract is the core of the entire Diriyah Gate Development plan.
The Diriyah Gate Development will oversee the creation of a district along the Western Ring Road in northwestern Riyadh that will cover 7 square kilometres. The architecture and design of the district will take inspiration from the traditional Najdi style. It will include pedestrian streets, public squares, courtyards, souks and bazaars to recreate the authenticity of a Saudi village.
The construction of the parking garage will create 9,000 direct and indirect jobs.
Client of the works is Diriyah Gate Development Authority (DGDA)